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Re: pushing netbsd-5 (Was: bootloader)

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 7:59 PM, David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost> wrote:
>> >        All of the other ports call the kernels in binary/kernel
>> >        'netbsd-*.gz' so it would be nice to be consistent.
>> >        I suppose a cheap way to help it would be to rename them
>> >        so they truncate to unique names, say:
>> >
>> >                BOOTX           -> XBOOT
>> >                MILAN-PCIIDE    -> MILAN
>> >                MILAN->ISAIDE   -> ISAIDE-MILAN
>> >
>> >        Not ideal, but a little better.
>> Yes, they're truncated just like that, so we need some unique names.
> Does anyone have any objections to the renaming given above?

It's shame that naming breaks consistency, but otherwise there's no way to
install kernel during installation from Gemdos partition.

Anyway I think that suggested renaming is Ok.


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